Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
's people that are going to be in the return lines. becky worley is here on how to score on both. >>> let's get right to sam. he's been tracking the rough weather that's impacted millions over the week. >> some prepared for it. they were warned in advance. what a night. 34 tornadoes rocked that area. the previous christmas tornadoes had been 12 in 1969. when we tell you this was an epic event, it truly was. the abc station from birmingham, sending us the tornadoes from the mobile area. look at these in the deep south. new orleans to montgomery. tornado warnings all over the deep south. last night, on twitter, your pictures were sending us all the damage. matt gutman was landing in mobile about the time the storms got to that area. what's it like this morning? >> reporter: it's pretty dark here, sam. it was a terrifying christmas for a lot of folks here. the breadth of the damage here is staggering. still, there's 300,000 people without power. that tornado came right through here. this is a main street in midtown mobile, snapping 100-year-old pines. it took out a church, a school. knocked
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am EST
wrap. >> you're good at buying. >> we know the real deal. >>> any way, becky worley will be here to tell us the secret places you find great deals, even tomorrow, if you're the ultimate procrastinator. >>> and a brand new take on a christmas classic. you may have heard it a thousand times before, you never heard it like this. our star-studded version of "'twas the night before christmas." >> some of the biggest names helping us out. >>> i will tell you, one of my favorite gifts of the year, being there when sam and rubem got married on friday night. just a beautiful moment. there's a shot. beautiful, intimate, heart-felt. and robin roberts looked so good. >> stunning in red. >> and she delivered one of the most special moments. >> she read a beautiful poem. it was wonderful. thank you. >> congratulations, sam and rubem. >> i just got you a little something. >> a last-minute wedding gift, a potato. >>> let's go to paula with a look at -- >> where do we go from there? >>> violence on this christmas eve from upstate new york. several people have been shot at the scene of a fire, ear
Dec 28, 2012 2:35am EST
want some? >> no, thank you. >> abc's becky worley has some tips to save you money and time and some calories. ♪ >> reporter: getting lost in a good movie is one of life's great pleasures. there's some secrets about this place that you should really know. first, your tickets. if you want to save money, by them at sam's or costco or aaa. it can save you 25% or more. and another idea, find a late-run theater. wait a few weeks and you get a five-star discount. if there's a really long line at the box office, bust out your smartphone. apps let you buy tickets on your phone, no printing necessary. this next bit of info is not really a secret, but let's just put it into numbers. when a movie starts at 7:00, that usually means 7:10 or later. those ads they show are a huge profit source for theaters. and the concession stands holds some major secrets. first, the theater makes 40% or more revenue off the food and drinks. so they're using all the tricks they can to get you to buy. the smell of popcorn. ahhhh. that smell is from coconut oil used in the popper and a flavoring concoction. what'
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am EST
, people. can we get to the piece? becky worley. ♪ >> reporter: getting lost in a good movie is one of life's great pleasures. there's some secrets about this place that you should really know. first, your tickets. if you want to save money, buy them at a savings club like sam's or costco or aaa. it can save you 25% or more. matinees are always cheaper. and find a late-run theater. if there's a long line at the box office, bust out your smartphone. apps from the movie chain or fandango let you buy tickets on your phone. the next is not really a secret. but let's put it into numbers. when they put a movie starts at 7:00, that usually means 7:10 or later. those ads they show, they're a huge profit source for theaters. and the concession stand holds some major secrets. first, the theater makes 40% or more of revenue off the food and drinks it sells. they're using all the tricks they can to get you to buy. the smell of popcorn. that smell is from coconut oil used in the popper and a flavoring concoction. what's the best seat in the house? audio technicians check the sound about two-thirds of th